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New Report--Cancer Care Ontario Releases Ontario Cancer Statistics 2018

Cancer Care Ontario is pleased to announce the release of Ontario Cancer Statistics (OCS) 2018, a report which describes the changing burden of cancer in Ontario.

Reporting on over 30 years of data from various sources, including the Ontario Cancer Registry, this report focuses on the incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence of 23 of the most common cancers in Ontario and includes detailed statistics at the public health unit level.

For the first time in this report series, emerging issues in cancer control are also examined including comorbidities among cancer patients and the impact of wait times to surgical treatment on survival for selected cancers.
On our new website you will find:

  • An accessible PDF version of the report;
  • Executive summary;
  • PowerPoint decks containing figures from the report;
  • An infographic with key statistical highlights; and

Data tables providing all of the data from the figures and tables in the report.

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